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CBP-48: Collaborative hustling with Nick Loper

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My guest today in the collaborative business podcast is Nick Loper, who - as he describes himself - helps people earn money outside of their day job. To do so he runs a blog and a podcast to build a...

Reflection and 2015 goals: personal leadership

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Happy 2015! Five years ago I left the corporate world to start my own company. These five years in business have brought me a lifetime lesson in entrepreneurship. It has been a roller coaster and I have enjoyed every moment...

CBP-42: A collaborative leader – with Alex Cameron

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Together with his partner, Alex Cameron runs Socia, a company in the UK that helps collaborative leaders succeed in complex and challenging business environments. Alex’ partner is David Archer, who was my guest in episode 31 of the Collaborative Business...

The email excellence challenge

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Personal productivity has always had my interest. I have read the books by David Allen on “Getting things done” (GTD) and I attended his seminars a couple of times. I have installed many tools to make work life more efficient...

CBP-36: Extracting Value from Service-Based Alliances with Michael W. Young

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The Life Sciences industry has been challenged over the last decade with increasing regulation, higher costs of development (a new chemical entity often costs over a $Billion to bring to market), and declining rates of innovation. As it's harder to...

The soft skills we need for alliance relationships

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Relationships are often taken for granted. However, successful relationships are hard work, regardless of the type of relationship you’re in. When you are in alliances you probably know by experience that it does not all come naturally. Not even in...

Apple and IBM – Can they make 1+1 become 3?

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[caption id="attachment_13623" align="alignright" width="300"] Can their legacy work together?[/caption]It’s all over the inter-webs: Apple and IBM announced a strategic alliance yesterday! A bold move that brings together two companies in different areas of the ICT field. Once competitors and now...

CBP-23: How a partner turns into a mentor with David Bower

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David Bower is the founder of “Our Memories in Motion”, a company that offers services to retain your precious memories to later. Services that transfer old technology video or film format to DVD format and services to create pictures of...

CBP-22: Building a Healthcare business in Africa with York Zucchi

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York Zucchi is a Swiss entrepreneur who first worked all around the world and then moved to Africa to build Hello Healthcare. Hello Healthcare is a group that is trying to make a difference in people's lives by tweaking how primary...

CBP-21: Philips and Strategic Alliances with Cees Bijl

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Business collaborations exist in all kind of flavors. Today we are entering the world of strategic alliances in multinationals with Cees Bijl, who is the head of strategic alliances and the head of emerging business areas at Philips. As you...

The power of collaboration

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The road to success is, not always but very often, found through establishing collaborations and creating collaborative relationships. Working together to achieve more than you can achieve on your own: that is the power of collaboration!       Team...

Collaboration in business: happy together?

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Over the past week I have been in several conversations about collaboration. These conversations are not necessarily about strategic alliances as we know them, but about the broader field of collaboration. The field that includes elements like teamwork and inter-departmental...